Date: 18th May 2016 at 7:25pm
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Within hours of Neil Warnock making the decision to leave Rotherham United there have been the rumours of who could well be putting in an application for the vacant seat.

The name of former Miller Gary Bowyer has been bandied about as much as any other. In April Gary seemed to be favourite to take over already relegated Bolton Wanderers but nothing, as yet, has come of that. But could he be someone who Tony Stewart could work with? Well he has Championship experience, and he’s definitely worked on a tight budget in the past. The lack of availability of loan players next season is something that I don’t think would bother the former Millers left-back.

A number of people have also said they’d expect Ian Holloway to be in with a shout of the job, a man who has been in management for around twenty years and has experience in the Championship. And another manager who has worked on a budget.

Michael Appleton is another name on social media. Not as experienced in the Championship as some but has helped Oxford to promotion.

Former England Coach Steve McClaren is looking for a job and could be in the mix and there’s no doubt he has experience. But to me he probably hasn’t got the sort of charisma the Millers fans are expecting from the new Manager – though looking out of the window at the moment his umbrella might be useful!

Another name I’ve been hearing is Garry Monk but has he got the experience we need? He’s only had one managerial job which was with Swansea City where he lasted just over a year.

Someone with a bagful of experience is Russell Slade who, until recently, was managing Cardiff City in the Championship and we understand that he has now been shunted upstairs. Slade has been in management for twenty-two years so you can’t say he hasn’t got experienced and he’s also worked with a tight budget. Would he be right for Rotherham?

And until the Chairman appoints someone I’m sure we are going to hear more and more names but who would you like to see in charge at the start of next season?



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